Normal life in Madhya Pradesh has been destroyed as incessant rains have lashed the Vindhya region since last three days. The state experienced heavy rainfall since July where over 23 districts out of the 51 have been affected by the floods. Flood situation were being reported today from Satna district as water entered the residential areas. According to reports by IANS, about 25,000 people have been affected by the situation and over 80 villages have been submerged in Rewa and Satna districts so far. Also, it was reported that heavy rainfall in Satna district left rivers overflowing with Mandakini river, Tamas River and Sihawal River crossing the danger mark.
At least seven people were buried alive and several others were left injured after a house collapsed in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district on Saturday.
As per the report, the tragic incident happened at Rahatgarh area after the flood waters entered several houses leaving a trail of destruction in the area.
While seven people were killed in the incident, three others received serious injuries and were rushed to the hospital.
Indian Army personnel were deployed in the area for rescue work.
The state has received heavy rains for the last three days. There has been heavy rainfall in the state since July, leaving 30 people dead. Of the 51 districts in the state, 23 the 51 have been affected by the ensuing floods. Vindhya region since last three days. There has been heavy rainfall in the state since July, leaving 30 people dead. Of the 51 districts in the state, 23 the 51 have been affected by the ensuing floods.
25,000 people have been affected and over 80 villages submerged in Rewa and Satna districts, IANS reported.Satna districts, IANS reported.
Incessant rains have badly affected normal life in Vindhya and Bundelkhand regions of Madhya Pradesh. Major rivers and streams including Son, Ken and Tamas are in spate in the regions. Rewa, Satna, Sidhi, Chattarpur, Panna, Katni, Damoh and some other districts are facing flood like situation.
Excessive water is being released from most of the dams in these areas. Traffic at several places has been disrupted due to flood water. The district administration has announced a holiday in schools in Sidhi, Katni and other districts.
The army is assisting in relief and rescue operations in rural areas of Rewa district where several villages have been inundated. The road connectivity has been badly disturbed in several districts as major rivers and streams are overflowing.
The Met Department has predicted heavy showers in the next 24 hours at several places in northern and western Madhya Pradesh.